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Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction shortlist revealed

Casey Cep, Laura Cumming and Hallie Rubenhold are among the authors shortlisted for the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, in a "magnificent" shortlist dominated by female authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 13:32:45 UTC ]
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Nearly half of all book reviews in Australia in 2018 were of works by female authors

Stella Count researchers say gender parity reached by most publicationsResearchers have praised most Australian publications for reaching gender parity in their book review sections last year.Of published book reviews in Australia in 2018 49% were for books written by women, according to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-18 18:00:08 UTC ]
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Books by women priced 45% lower, study finds

Analysis of more than 2m titles shows that on average, male authors’ work is strikingly better valuedA study of more than 2m books has revealed that titles by female authors are on average sold at just over half the price of those written by men. The research, by sociologist Dana Beth Weinberg... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The books world is sexist – and a one day promotion isn't enough to fix it

For International Women’s Day, Waterstones has given over its website front page to female authors. This is welcome, but it’s far from enoughWomen are used to living off scraps that fall from the table. Whether we’re being patronised by politicians touting for our votes, or being told by... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The publishing company that's only publishing female authors in 2018

One publishing company has taken up a challenge to put out only books by female authors this year. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 audiobook short story collections

This month we are featuring short story collections, with a particular interest in female authors and/or protagonists.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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#Women_writers manifesto aims to build community of female authors

Laurie Garrison’s call to arms is intended to foster collaboration ‘rejecting traditional models of publishing’The internet is not always a safe place for women, so there is something hearteningly radical about women staking a claim to this space to assert their own ambitions and interests. The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawkins has biggest-selling Amazon ebook of 2015

Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Transworld) is Amazon.co.uk’s biggest selling ebook of 2015 so far, the retailer has revealed. The list of top 20 ebooks of the year is dominated by female authors, with E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey companion novel, Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Battling bias on the shop floor: how bookstores can support diversity

A bookseller explains how Kamila Shamsie’s call for gender equality in the industry, and the fiery debate it provoked, could lead to greater diversity all aroundKamila Shamsie calling for a year of publishing only women has certainly unleashed a storm. Some disagree that gender bias exists,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Healey, Bray and Fuller on Desmond Elliott shortlist

Three female authors will compete for The Desmond Elliott Prize 2015. All three authors shortlisted for this year’s £10,000 award, which is for debut novels, are published by Penguin Random House. Emma Healey is shortlisted for Elizabeth is Missing (Viking), Carys Bray for A Song for Issy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Annoyed by Gender-Segregated School Visits

Some public schools now exclude boys from school visits by female authors and it is driving authors crazy. The post Authors Annoyed by Gender-Segregated School Visits appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unbound seeks to draw in more women writers

Crowdfunding publisher Unbound has launched Women in Print, a campaign to encourage more female writers to submit their ideas for books. Unbound has published 43 books, two magazines and a box set of photos to date, of which 32 were by male authors, 12 by female authors, and two by male and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Women-Only Literary Prizes Created in Australia and Canada

Women-only literary prizes have been created in both Canada and Australia to help balance the attention given to work by male authors vs. female authors. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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